Learning objects Predicting earthquakes: are we there yet?

TLF ID M016305

Ask and expert' ABC article exemplifies some creative approaches of scientists to the significant problem of predicting earthquakes. The science behind the various methods is outlined, their successes and failures and problems for possible future developments.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This is an excellent resource for walking students through the critical and creative thinking outlined in the Australian Curriculum in the context of predicting earthquakes. It also addresses explicitly the science skills of processing and analysing data.
Year level

7; 8; 9; 10

Learning area
  • Science

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: ABC - Ask an Expert
  • Organization: ABC - Ask an Expert
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Organization: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation.